Several years ago this woman found a sick, malnourished lion cub in the jungle. She took the cub home and fed him and brought him up until he was too big to keep anymore. Then she made arrangements with a zoo in Colombia to take the lion. Here's a video of what happened when she went to visit him in the zoo for the first time.
If your dog or cat is scratching a lot, he or she may have sensitive, irritated skin. This condition is becoming more and more common in pets and people these days. Veterianian-approved Advanced Formula Itch Stop Shampoo & Conditioner contains 0.5% hydrocortisone, lidocaine, and aloe to soothe inflammation and reduce the itching. Fragrance and color-free for dogs, cats and ferrets.
Our pets are indeed members of our families. That means we love them in health...and in sickness. We are not so quick anymore to "put them out" when they become seriously ill or disabled. We stand by them.
Sometimes our pets develop a bone cancer in their paw or leg that results in an amputation. Or maybe they are hit by a vehicle. The end result is the same--you made the decision to keep your pet alive as a 3-legged animal.
If you are going that route with a disabled pet that you just cannot let go, here is a book to provide support: Without Regret: A Handbook for Owners of Canine Amputees It will mean a lot down the road to know you gave it your best shot, that you did as much as you could for your faithful buddy.
A growing number of pet owners are turning to custom-built wheelchairs to restore mobility to furry friends whose legs, hips or backs don't work. The owners' goals are simple: to reward their pets' unconditional love with whatever it takes for the animals to live normally....
Veterinarian Derek Fox, a University of Missouri professor specializing in orthopedic surgery for dogs, cats and other small animals, said pets that once would have been irreversibly crippled are benefiting from a variety of advancements: improved hip and joint replacements, better physical therapy and wheelchairs.
"Even if a treatment is expensive, these are people who say they'll do anything to keep their pet moving, to keep them happy, to keep their quality of life up," he said.
Have you ever wondered if pet strollers are a little on the silly side? Maybe, but they do provide a way to walk our special needs pets.
This All-Terrain 3-Wheel Pet Stroller will allow you to take your puppies, kittens, small dogs or cats, or older, less mobile pets just about anywhere. It has up to a 60 lb capacity and folds for easy storage. Features:
* Zippered interior compartment with front and back zippered entries
* Breathable mesh for visibility and ventilation
* Front pet step for effortless entry
* Safety reflectors for nighttime
* All-weather guard that keeps pets safe from wind and rain
* Storage basket and parent tray
* 3 all-terrain large 11-inch wheels with rear-wheel shock absorbers
* Measures 52 by 25 by 40-1/2 inches
Living in Florida, we see a fair amount of pets closed up in cars on hot days and sometimes wonder if they are ok. We know the owners don't realize how hot their car can get.
If you ever have to leave your cat or dog in a vehicle on a warm day, you won't have to worry as much with a Hotdog™ Temperature Monitor programmed and installed. It detects potentially deadly temperature rises within your vehicle. If the temperature exceeds your programmed setting, the Hotdog™ lowers 2 electric windows and will activate the car horn or lights to alert you (and everyone else around). The Hotdog™ is also available as a portable unit.
Give your kitty cats some outdoor R & R in their very own playground, the Kittywalk Carnival. This outdoor cat enclosure has multiple kitty perches on the "Ferris Wheel" and a circular track in the "Carousel". Keeps the bad guys out and your cat safe at home. Kittywalk Carnival connects to other Kittywalk systems for a larger cat enclosure.
If your furniture, pet beds, carpet, drapes, cat condos need to be "freshened up" in a hurry, simply spray on Febreze Fabric Refresher, Pet Odor Eliminator until the fabric is damp. Febreze molecules will penetrate the fabric and neutralize dog and cat odors to leave a fresh, clean scent. Safe for most fabrics, but spot-check any silks.
The themed fabric collars encase durable nylon webbing and are fully adjustable with welded metal D-rings on the collars.The leads have heavy-duty swivel snap locks to ensure a secure collar-lead connection. Both collars and leads are hand- or machine wash and dry. Handcrafted in the USA.